Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/17/2019
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist
(This job is no longer available)
Good Shepherd Rehab | Allentown, PA
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Job Description

Department

GSH BETHLEHEM - PT

Account

1

Schedule

Full Time (40 hrs/wk)

Shift

Day Shift

Hours

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Job Details

PT - Physical Therapist

Job Summary: The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy services for long-term care residential facility serving residents with significant physical dysfunction, as well as, cognitive or mental health impairments. Coordinates Good Shepherd's Wheelchair Clinic. Specializes in wheelchair and seating technology. Promote optimal physical function, comfort and quality of life and prevents progression of deformity through planning and administration of medically prescribed physical therapy services.

Essential Results and Competencies:

1. CLINICAL SKILLS

* Delivers quality care
* Pursues educational opportunities
* Shares knowledge with others
* Uses a wide variety of techniques & technologies to provide patient care
* Customizes treatment & communications to individual patient needs (IE cultural & cognitive)
* Plans for discharge appropriate to setting & circumstances in a timely manner (IE HEP, equipment, family teaching)

2. DOCUMENTATION

* Uses objective measurements appropriate to substantiate care
* Completes documentation on the date of service
* Interventions selected match treatment delivered & meet regulatory standards (IE 3 hr. rule, 8 min. rule)
* Documentation substantiates charges selected
* Documentation meets clinical policy & procedure guidelines (frequency, timeliness-weekly/monthly notes & discharge instructions)

3. TEAM EFFORT

* Adheres to productivity standard
* Efficiently & effectively schedules patients
* Demonstrates flexibility to help others (IE provide coverage @ other sites, adjust work schedule to meet needs, assist others to cover patients)
* Program development & involvement
* Staff & student development
* Embraces change and promotes positive work environment

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher in Physical Therapy required.

Preferred Qualifications: 1 or more years of experience as a Physical Therapist preferred. Prior long-term care experience preferred.

License/Certification Requirements: Current licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice Physical Therapy in the state of Pennsylvania required. Valid CPR certification at time of hire or within first 90 days of employment required.

GOOD SHEPHERD'S UNIVERSAL FLU PROGRAM

As a health-care provider, we have a professional and ethical obligation to protect our patients and residents from developing further complications.

To protect our patients and residents, Good Shepherd is now requiring influenza (flu) vaccinations for all Associates, licensed independent practitioners, contracted, agency and temporary employees, students and volunteers.

Good Shepherd is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

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